|Joseph Perles Family Collection 1808-1961 - Perles, Joseph, 1835-1894|
The bulk of the material concerns the scholarly and religious career of Dr. Joseph Perles. His work is divided within the collection into sermons, academic papers, and correspondence. The sermons are handwritten in notebooks, and are often marked and notated with changes. The handwriting can be difficult to read. In both sermons and correspondence a researcher can discern much about Joseph Perless own academic and rabbinical development, as well as his role in Conservative Judaism...
Keywords: Perles, Felix 1874-1933; Hildesheimer, Esriel, 1820-1899; Jüdisch-Theologisches Seminar (Breslau, Germany); Cookery; Jews; Emigration and immigration; Judaism; Reform Judaism; Pogroms; Public welfare; Sermons; Jews; Hungarian Jews
|Emigration Collection 1864-1995|
Emigration 1864-1952: This collection - encompassing about 90 years - contains papers about the situation and persecution of Jews in Eastern European countries (Russia, Poland, Roumania, Bulgaria, Lithuania). Papers describe the activities of various relief organizations. There are more than 170 papers (ca.900 pages), about half of them written in German, about 30 each in French or English, over 20 in Yiddish and some in Polish...
Keywords: Baeck, Leo 1873-1956; Einstein, Albert 1879-1955; Alliance israélite universelle; American Jewish Committee; Chicago Jewish Historical Society; Hilfsverein der Deutschen Juden (Germany); Centralverein Deutscher Staatsbürger Jüdischen Glaubens; World Zionist Organization; World Jewish Congress; Harmonie Club of the City of New York; American Federation of Jews from Central Europe; Evian Conference (1938); Antisemitism; Jews, East European; Pogroms; Public welfare; Emigration and immigration; Jews